Apter Fredericks Antiques

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Chelsea, London, UK  ·  We are antique dealers based in London who specialise in the very best of the very best eighteenth century English furniture.
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A Pair of Chinese Mirror pictures dating from the late 18th century, with a FASCINATING story... all details on our website

A Pair of Chinese Mirror pictures dating from the late 18th century, with a FASCINATING story... all details on our website

Photo #68 of #707070. Bye bye lovely furniture. See you at Masterpiece next week!

Photo of Bye bye lovely furniture. See you at Masterpiece next week!

Photo #67 of #707070. How antiques were photographed back in the day....After yesterday's behind the scenes peek at our photo shoot, here is one from the archives....

Photo of How antiques were photographed back in the day.After yesterday's behind the scenes peek at our photo shoot, here is one from the archives.

Photo #66 of #707070. Photo day today, with Daniel shooting our new diffusion range... #irony

Photo of Photo day today, with Daniel shooting our new diffusion range.

Photo #63 of #707070. It's almost time for Masterpiece... This rare giltwood bracket clock will be amongst the treasures we are showing there...

Photo of It's almost time for Masterpiece. This rare giltwood bracket clock will be amongst the treasures we are showing there.

Photo #62 of #707070. An oak country house letter box, the door holding a watercolour of a guardsman by Richard Simkin.

Photo of An oak country house letter box, the door holding a watercolour of a guardsman by Richard Simkin.

Photo #65 of #707070. The picture says it all!

Photo of The picture says it all!

Photo #64 of #707070. In June 1819 the SS Savannah was the first paddle ship steamer to cross the Atlantic. Here is a lacquer model of a steam ship - now sold.

Photo of In June 1819 the SS Savannah was the first paddle ship steamer to cross the Atlantic. Here is a lacquer model of a steam ship - now sold.

Photo #61 of #707070. Like this? Yup, so do we. And so does its new owner. #sold. #toolate.

Yup, so do we. And so does its new owner.

Photo #60 of #707070. The simple yet elegant design of this late eighteenth century satinwood and rosewood small drum table is just perfect.

Photo of The simple yet elegant design of this late eighteenth century satinwood and rosewood small drum table is just perfect.

Photo #59 of #707070. Affectionately known in the office as the "Brussel Sprouts Table" this magnificent George III Adam Period Serving Table by Mayhew and Ince is an impressive 7ft wide.

Photo of Affectionately known in the office as the "Brussel Sprouts Table" this magnificent George III Adam Period Serving Table by Mayhew and Ince is an impressive wide.

Photo #58 of #707070. Our 1946 themed window display has been installed, and we think it's rather fun.

Photo of Our 1946 themed window display has been installed, and we think it's rather fun.

Photo #57 of #707070. We have had the same telephone number since 1946. Flaxman 2188  +44 20 7352 2188.

Photo of We have had the same telephone number since Flaxman 2188 20 7352

Photo #56 of #707070. The only way is Essex...? This breakfront bookcase (detail pictured) was made for Weald Hall in that same county. When first constructed it would have been a riot of colours; proper bling! Has Essex taste changed since the eighteenth century?

Photo of The only way is Essex. This breakfront bookcase (detail pictured) was made for Weald Hall in that same county. When first constructed it would have been a riot of colours; Has Essex taste changed since the eighteenth century?

Photo #55 of #707070. A continental chandelier which is really, really pretty and we like it a lot. Some people think chandeliers such as these with their colbat blue glass are Russian, but this one has a German makers stamp on it.

Photo of A continental chandelier which is really, really pretty and we like it a lot. Some people think chandeliers such as these with their colbat blue glass are Russian, but this one has a German makers stamp on it.

Photo #54 of #707070. Unusually for mid-eighteenth century English furniture, this walnut commode has a marble top. Handsome combination, isn't it?

Photo of Unusually for mid-eighteenth century English furniture, this walnut commode has a marble top. Handsome combination, isn't it?